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Discussion: Beast!!

in: DarthBalter; DarthBalter > 2018-08-17

Aug 19, 2018 10:21 AM # 
z-man:
Nice run in the long for an old goat!
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Aug 19, 2018 3:02 PM # 
j-man:
Impressive! That is a real scalp.
Aug 19, 2018 4:10 PM # 
DarthBalter:
Z-man, you would be proud of my compass work when you see my long routs execution, compass works slow here, but sun is perfect :)
Thank you, men!
Aug 19, 2018 4:15 PM # 
DarthBalter:
I was the very first starter and finisher, it was me and the bears in the woods, so cool, no destructions.
Aug 19, 2018 5:14 PM # 
j-man:
Oh, there was destruction all right—that’s for sure! ;)

Maybe we should call you Baltero, the Destroyer!
Aug 19, 2018 6:30 PM # 
z-man:
Yes!!!
Aug 20, 2018 4:51 AM # 
BorisGr:
Great job, Greg! What a race!
Aug 21, 2018 5:40 PM # 
Sergey:
Greg, congratulations! Well deserved!
Aug 21, 2018 6:00 PM # 
j-man:
Baltero has a nice collection of North American and US Champion and age group championships (including relays). For the fans at home, can someone please list his accolades?
Aug 22, 2018 5:27 AM # 
DarthBalter:
I have hard time counting those, but over all I have more than 60 medals in those in last 25 years, with 1995 M21 US Champs gold :), being the first one.
Orienteering USA has web page for all winners, all years, I believe.
Aug 22, 2018 3:00 PM # 
j-man:
Yeah, I remember the highs and lows of Baltero.

One of the highs was the US Champs 1995 at Pontiac Lake Michigan. I was glad I was there to witness it.

A low was plumbed somewhere near Moneyhole Mountain when you encountered an American automobile in an intimate fashion. But, the legend was born.
Aug 23, 2018 3:19 AM # 
DarthBalter:
The fun part was that, I ran into it, not vice versa :), but also, during the race, I got hit by a branch just above my eye, cut eyebrow, was bleeding like hell, got lost... Oh, the fun times.

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